Facilities Management and Operations
Central Piedmont Facilities Management and Operations supports the college's core business as well as its mission to provide engaging and supportive environments that are conducive to student learning. The overriding values of our facilities operations run parallel with the college's values that spotlight the importance of collaboration, excellence, and accountability.
The college’s asset portfolio includes 56 buildings totaling approximately 4-million SF situated on 256 acres and across six campuses and one center located throughout Mecklenburg County, NC. Our philosophy and approach to facilities management at Central Piedmont is based on a robust Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) model which focuses heavily on preventive maintenance, inspections, active analytics, key performance indicators, and customer service at its core.
Facilities Services strives to implement the latest technology, best practices, and methods in the industry while exercising creative and innovative technical approaches to meet the unique needs of Central Piedmont.
Facilities Management Partner: Our Outsourced Approach to Maintenance Service Delivery
Central Piedmont has implemented an outsourced service delivery model to address anticipated future growth and to improve upon the day-to-day facilities maintenance services to Central Piedmont. This outsourced service delivery model was achieved through a Comprehensive Facilities Maintenance Contract (CFMC). Our outsourced approach has been very successful for the college and has served as a major component in our ability to keep pace with the facilities needs and growth of our institution.
ABM Services is Central Piedmont’s current CFMC partner that provides the day-to-day facilities maintenance services and support to the college. ABM uses a streamlined RCM program that incorporates an optimal mix of preventive maintenance, predictive testing, scheduled inspections, and reactive support to maximize the reliability and performance of the college’s buildings, equipment, and systems.
ABM’s day-to-day operations and maintenance support to the college includes:
- building operations, repairs, and maintenance
- housekeeping/custodial services
- grounds care
- emergency response
- pest control
- customer support services
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services Partner
Central Piedmont is proud to be a co-permittee with Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services which ensures clean water and land throughout Mecklenburg County and beyond. To obtain information regarding activities undertaken to protect and restore water quality in our storm sewer systems, creeks and lakes, including volunteer opportunities — please visit Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services.
Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Program
The HUB program is designed to encourage opportunities for Historically Underutilized Businesses to create diversity and inclusion in state contracts to ultimately promote growth and profitability for the HUB companies.